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Ears Bleeding After Ear Wax Removal
Ear wax in the ear canal is a mixture of secretions from oil and sweat glands in the canal's skin. Shedded skin cells are also a major ingredient of ear wax. There are two genetically determined types of ear wax: the wet type and the dry type. While Asians and Native Americans are more likely to have the dry type (crumbly, flaky), Africans and Europeans are more likely to have the ...Read more
Ear wax: Hello. Unfortunately there isn't any products than can be safely used in the ear that dissolves ear wax. Debrox has a wax softening agent with a peroxide solution that aids in removal. Sometimes patients have small ear canals and have trouble with the wax buildup. See your doctor. We have patients who come into out office quite frequently for wax removal. Avoid ear candling. No proven benefit. ...Read more
I have really bad pain in ear (all nite and today)following ear wax removal by dr. Should I be worried?
Should have: Your doc take another look to make sure you are not having any complications from procedure. ...Read more
I had a plugged ear due to ear wax build up. My dr said to use the dermox ear wax removal system. I was able to unplug the ear that was 3 days ago?
ENT doc: If you can't unplug it by yourself, you'll have to see an ENT doc to clean the wax out. ...Read more
See a specialist: You need to see a specialist for this to be evaluated and examined. There are rare causes of fluttering and more common ones as well (stapedial myoclonus, aberrant blood vessels, glomus tumors) such as hearing your heartbeat in your hearing apparatus. Get to an ENT physician for this. ...Read more
Ear pain: Hello, this is a perfect time to see your ENT physician. After using the wax softening drops, a simple cleaning will probably solve your problems. I recommend using the drops for the first few days of each month to keep the ears free of wax. ...Read more
Ear wax removal: As long as your ear is not occluded with hard, compacted wax (cerumen) ear wax removal systems can be quite beneficial to clear wax from ear canals. You may however, need the assistance of a otolaryngologist to clean your ears with specialty instruments for best results. Some primary practitioners are able to irrigate the ears. ...Read more
I used murine ear wax removal drop, s but I don't have a syringe or anything to flush the wax out?
Try the shower: After using the murine you can try letting the shower water run in your ear to clear the material out. As a rule, however, I prefer my patients absolutely positively leave their ears alone! The ear, in almost all cases will clean itself and you can only make things worse by trying to clean it. If your ears bother you see an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Is it ok to use debrox ear wax removal while having ear sensitivity after a day of hearing loud noise?
How can I use debris ear wax removal. After I drain the ear drop out do I use a q tip or what to clean the wax out?
Let it drain out: By itself, usually melted wax comes out of ear canal and clean with Q tips. Some times is very thick may not come out then you need to see your doctor ...Read more
I have debrox ear wax removal and I was just wondering when I put the drops in my ear how long until I can then take it out?
used debrox ear wax removal and now I feel both my ears covered because of the drops. Doesn't feel plugged but covered by the drops anyway todrain it?
Cannot say: Without an exam, I can only give general information, and. Several other ear wax remedy's out there. AND, often the debrox has to be done in more than one cycle. Be sure and rinse it out many times each cycle. Other possiblities such as ear infection would benefit from an exam. ...Read more
I pushed ear wax removal drops inside while trying to watch my ears and my left ear feels plugged in now after 2 days. When I pull my ear it feelnorml
U may need to get an: Ear lavage, in order to clean out everything and make sure all is ok. ...Read more
See your doctor.: There should be little trouble with this, provided it is used properly. Since you had ear problems in the past, it would be smart to see your doctor to be sure you are using this properly, and not causing more problems or damage to your ears. ...Read more
The other day I used murine ear wax removal and bulb asperator to remove clogged wax and now my ear has been leaking for a few days no pain?
Go to the doctor: Leaking means ruptured ear drum. You need to be examined. ...Read more
Are ear wax removal kits safe for me to remove impacted wax? My doctor said my ears look fine, but I really want the wax out.
I used ear wax removal and now for a week my one ear has been itchy and hurting, even messing with my throat?
Maybe: The tissues are traumatized or maybe infected (otitis externa involves external canal). Any drainage? Would discus with your physician if you have had sx's for a week now. ...Read more
Its been 3 days since I had ear wax removed through syringing by an ent doctor. Now there is a ringing sound in my ear and im more sensitive to loud noises. Is it temporary? Or was it because of ear wax removal?
Had blocked ear do to allergies. Did a ear wax removal kit. Still seemed plugged up two days later went to do peroxide/water it was cold now vertigo?
Blocked ear: You probably still have wax in the ear. Use a bulb syringe and warm water so you do not get dizzy. The cold water will always cause you to get dizzy. Do not use cold water. You can use some more peroxide or you can get it sucked out by your local ent. You so not have to suffer any longer. See the ent, if you are frustrated. It is fun to get your ear cleaned out by a professional, . ...Read more
My left ear itches like crazy to the point I bought an ear wax removal kit, didn't help. My mother put hydrogen peroxide in my ear nothing please help?
Ear itch: You need to have someone look in there and see what is going on. Swimmer's ear? ...Read more
Hydrogen peroxide: Although I never would advise trying to clean wax from the ear as a home procedure, try 3% otc hydrogen peroxide. This solution will at least liquify the wax and make it easier to clean out by a physician. In my experience, I would be certain that you have wax and have it removed by an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Have an expert do it: Wax on the outside of the ear canal is easily removed with a wash cloth or other cleaning measure. You should never put anything into the canal including qtips, peroxide or other drops. The vast majority of ear problems I see are due to well intentioned patients cleaning their ears. I would strongly recommend avoiding anything in the canal. If you have a problem see an ENT and then start fresh. ...Read more
Hydrogen: If ear wax is excessive and difficult to remove, it may be a genetic predisposition. Hydrogen peroxide for me has been a safe, inexpensive and very satisfactory method to soften ear wax, making it easy to wash out. I have very strong feelings that ear wax should always be removed by a specialist and not a nurse practitioner. ...Read more
I have black ear wax for a couple weeks and now it hurts really bad. I clean my ears after every shower with q-tips. I am in alot of pain and scared?
No Q tips:
Do not use Q tips.
Please consult this site for suggestions for home care for ear wax.
http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/ear-wax#1
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WHY?: Your ears tend to take care of the problem themselves. If you have excessive wax, there are commercial otc products available, peroxide is an old favorite.Colace (docusate sodium) an old laxative leaves ear canals squeaky clean (but burgundy color combined with wax looks like blood!) avoid q-tips as they just make problem worse. Remember never stick anything smaller than your elbow into the canal! ...Read more
I'm not producing ear wax, my doctor thinks I clean my ears and I really dont. My ears itch from being so dry from no wax. What do I do?
Vasoline: You can apply vasoline to the tip of a cotton swab and coat the canal lightly. ...Read more